amphibious assault


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to amphibious assault: Amphibious assault ship
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to amphibious assault

an amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval ships

References in periodicals archive ?
The plan for the amphibious assault ship has been nicknamed the 'Auspicious Plan'.
She is the eighth vessel to bear the name and the second ship in the Mistral-class (class of three assault ships or helicopter carriers of French Navy) amphibious assault ship series.
The ARG comprised the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan, Arlington's sister ship USS Mesa Verde, and the Whidbey Island-class landing ship dock (LSD) vessel USS Carter Hall.
The goal of the ACV program is to build the next generation of amphibious assault vehicles.
USS America is the future of the Navy, being the first step in the incremental development of the amphibious assault ships.
The early industry involvement contracts were awarded to US shipyards that have the facilities and resources to build a large-deck amphibious assault ship without major recapitalization.
Navy accepted USS America, first of the America-class amphibious assault ships, into service.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- The Russian Caspian Flotilla will get two newest small-size missile ships and three Serna amphibious assault ships, a spokesman for the South military district said.
The FSSF trained in mountain climbing, skiing, and airborne and amphibious assault.
ONE of the Royal Navy's former aircraft carriers has been put through its paces for its new role as an amphibious assault ship.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday he has dispatched several naval vessels, including the Kearsarge amphibious assault ship, to the Mediterranean to prepare for emergency evacuations from Libya and humanitarian relief activities.
While the financial implications of such a capability are being worked out, they will involve integrated expenditure on larger amphibious assault vessels, equipment and joint training.
The two presidents will discuss Russia s interest in buying a 21,300-tonne amphibious assault ship from France -- a sale which has alarmed Washington and NATO s East European allies.
In the Mediterranean, at Normandy, and across the Central and Southwest Pacific in World War II, amphibious assault was the "cutting edge of strategy," the key to "planning and decision at the operational level," and dependent upon tactical decisions for success or bloody failure.
Full browser ?